Jean Royère (1902 -1981)

Pair of "Ours Polaire" armchairs
1952

Pair of red alpaca velvet Ours Polaire armchairs by Jean Royère, 1952. Theflexibleandinflated«ball» shaped armchairs present an enveloping back ended by large arms. The inner upholstery in animal hair is original. They are covered with non original red alpaca velvet, specially tinted for these armchairs. Each armchair stands on four original feet made of beech tree and cylindrical shaped. These armchairs come with their invoice, dated 29 octobre 1952.

Height 70 cm (27 1⁄2 in)
Length 98 cm (38 1⁄2 in)
Depth 96 cm (37 3⁄4 in)

Références bibliographiques
- Cabinet des dessins de Jean Royère, Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris : plan n°1331bis daté juillet 1952
- Jean Royère, P.-E. Martin-Vivier, éd. Norma, Paris, 2002, pp. 143, 210- 211, 230, 266
- Jean Royère, décorateur à Paris, Musée des Arts décoratifs, éd. Norma, Paris, 2000, pp. 62-63, 71

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